These are also called Ranger cookies. They evolved over time
from chocolate chip cookies with a few additions.
Unlike soft chocolate chip cookies, these are chewy and crunchy.
They could be taken camping as they are filled with oats and
1 cup granulated sugar
dark brown sugar
teaspoon vanilla extract
old fashioned oats
raisin bran cereal
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon baking powder
cup shredded or flaked coconut
cup semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350
2. In an extra
large bowl, cream the granulated sugar, brown
and butter with a wooden spoon. Stir in the eggs and
until well blended.
3. In a medium
bowl, stir flour, oats, cereal, baking soda, baking
powder and salt. Stir into creamed mixture.
4. Stir in the
coconut, chocolate chips and raisins.
5. Shape 2
tablespoons of dough into a ball and set each ball of
on a baking sheet. Flatten once by pressing with your
Continue with rest of dough. Bake in the preheated
for 10 to 12 minutes.
These will pack well for a hiking trip.
1: For Thanksgiving, substitute dried cranberries
white chocolate chips for the raisins and chocolate chips.
2: Add 1/2 cup chopped walnuts.
about 4 dozen cookies
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